The Personal Parish for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

St Aloysius' Church, 233 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North, 3161

News and Announcements

5th July, 2015


29th June, 2015 - Feast of SS Peter & Paul. Newly Ordained Fr Francis Denton celebrates his First Mass in the Extraordinary Form.

Today, Mary Doogan (this year’s Life Dinner speaker) will speak after Solemn Mass at St Aloysius’, on “The right to conscientious objection and the freedom of choice - for all!”

Children’s catechesis: ,following our pilot day, we are finalising the programme for catechism for children (including music as well as catechesis) on Saturdays from 10 am – Noon, during school term. We anticipate commencing on Saturday, 18th July. Those who were at the pilot day are already registered. Other interested parents are asked to register with the Secretary; Fr Tattersall is also available to assist with any inquiries. All children of school age are eligible to participate.

Short course on the Divine Office:, this will commence in late July. Further details will be provided in the near future.

Retreats for Men & Women, given by the monks of St Joseph’s Abbey, Flavigny:, in December, the monks of Flavigny return to Hartzer Park, Bowral (NSW) to give retreats and recollections to men and women. Please see the posters and flyers in the vestibule for further information.

  • Newman Fellowship for Young Adults

    Join our young adult's group, learn more about the Faith and make new friends!

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  • Catechesis Classes

    Fortnightly Catechesis based on the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

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  • Bible Study Classes

    No previous knowledge is required, and everyone is welcome.

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  • Newman Parish Facebook Page

    Check out our Facebook Page which contains news and other items.

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  • Psallamus - Our Mixed Choir

    Psallamus is our regular choir - further information and recordings are available here.

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  • The Wolff Organ

    The organ is of very high historical and musical significance as one of only two two-manual organs built by J.W. Wolff to survive intact

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Our YouTube Channel

Here you will find videos of parish events, with an emphasis on key homilies.

Bishop Meeking Holy Week Homilies

Bishop Meeking has visited us for Holy Week for five years in a row. Herein lie some of his marvellous homilies

Homily on our 10th Anniversary

Bishop Elliott celebrated Mass at St Aloysius' on 3rd February, 2013 to mark our 10th anniversary.